Stefano Pelaggi, "The Suspended Island: Taiwan and the Balance of the World" (LUISS UP, 2022)


In this podcast, the host, Lara Momesso, interviews Dr Stefano Pelaggi, Adjunct Professor at Sapienza University in Rome. The two discuss Dr Pelaggi’s most recent book, L’Isola Sospesa. Taiwan e Gli Equilibri del Mondo (The Suspended Island: Taiwan and the Balance of the World) published by LUISS University Press in 2022. In this engaging chat, Dr Pelaggi shares with the audience how he decided to write a book on Taiwan in Italian language, how we selected the main themes of the chapters, and his views on the future of Taiwan. This podcast is for anyone interested in publications on Taiwan in other languages than English and in familiarising with the specificity of the debate on Taiwan in Italy.

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Taiwan on Air

What is Taiwan for the world and the world for Taiwan? In this podcast series, a group of Taiwan specialists based at the University of Central Lancashire, chat with book writers, artists, directors, professionals from, or with, an interest in Taiwan and explore how the ‘little’ island of Taiwan can be a starting point to (re)think the way we look at the world. Whether you already know Taiwan, you want to know more about it, or you just want to be inspired by it, this is the podcast for you!

This podcast series is hosted by Dr Ti-han Chang, Dr Lara Momesso and Dr Adina Zemanek.

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